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Insects are among the greatest threats to agriculture. Tennessee farmers have seen some pests disappear, but in the process, new ones emerged, and they are attacking fields.
Gnats (Black Flies)
In Tennessee’s warm months, gnats are a nuisance to people and animals. UT researchers are working to reduce the population by eliminating them before they’ve hatched from rivers and streams.
Potential for regenerating major and minor ash species (Fraxinus spp.) following EAB infestation in the Eastern United States.
Granger, J. J., J. M. Zobel, and D. S. Buckley. 2016.
Forest Ecology and Management.
Evaluation nitrogen amendments for anaerobic soil disinfestation.
Hong, J. C., K. J. Martin, N. Kokalis-Burelle, D. M. Butler, J. Albano, and E. N. Rosskopf. 2016.
Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases, Malaga, Spain, 13-16 June 2016.
USDA, ARS areawide project on anaerobic soil disinfestation.
Rosskopf, E. N., J. C. Hong, M. Ozores-Hampton, X. Zhao, F. DiGioia, Z. Black, Z. Gao, C. Wilson, J. Thomas, K. Monaghan, U. Shrestha, and D. M. Butler. 2016.
Proceedings of the Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emiss, pp. 13-1.